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Machine Operator (Roto Cast,) 2nd shift ($1000.00 Sign-On Bonus!!!)

Date: Aug 14, 2019

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

Performs a variety of repetitive duties to set up and operate a rotational molding machine to produce various sizes of plastic containers and custom products. Performs a variety of secondary operations to roto-molded products as required.



  • Works from both written and verbal instructions.
  • Understands and follows standard safety and manufacturing procedures as documented.
  • Understands and follows established company and department policies and procedures. 
  • Uses a variety of powered and manual hand tools, motorized hoists, gantries and other equipment used in the production process.
  • Reads and understands basic information on blueprints and manufacturing work orders needed to produce product that meets required specifications.
  • Performs or assists in machine operations to set up and service molds, monitor instrument controls, check product quality, and make adjustments as required.
  • Demonstrates and shares technical knowledge with others in training.
  • Performs secondary operations on molded product as required.
  • Maintains established Pelican quality standards.
  • Maintains work area(s) and equipment in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Maintains daily production and other records as required.
  • Operates a rotational molding machine with minimum supervision.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.



Qualifications include:

  • Must be able to understand and follow all established safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Must be able to operate machinery and controls.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year operating plastic molding machine or similar machinery operation experience.



  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be constantly  required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA